Guide: How To Detect and Mitigate the Log4Shell Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Linker Script

Little C++ Standard Library Utility: std::align

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12/14/2021

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Guide: How To Detect and Mitigate the Log4Shell Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)

Published: 13 December 2021
Tags: infosec


Pretty big news about the Log4Shell vulnerability, mostly because it's so prevalent. If you haven't heard it, check out this article by Free Wortley, Forrest Allison, and Chris Thompson that aims to inform you on trusted sources for information regarding the exploit and how to determine if you're affected/mitigate the issue if you are.


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Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Linker Script

Published: 1 June 2021
Tags: linker script


Linker files are used by the lowest level software (firmware, kernels, and drivers) and "is like a template for the final executable". In this extensive article, Miguel Young de la Sota dives deep into what linker files actually do and how.


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Little C++ Standard Library Utility: std::align

Published: 13 December 2021
Tags: cpp


Learning about obscure features in a language can save you a lot of time when you stumble across a problem that it was built for. Lesley Lai's article introduces the std::align feature in C++ and explores its functionality by implementing an arena allocator as an example of its use.


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